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UNRWA sanitation staff pump water out of one of the affected houses in Shaboura refugee camp in Rafah. © 2016 UNRWA Photo
27 January 2016
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in Gaza has assisted approximately 500 Palestine refugee families with non-food items (NFIs) and nylon plastic sheets to help them cope with the heavy rainfall and cold during this week’s winter storm. No casualties or injuries have been reported, although it is...
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26 January 2016
UNRWA congratulates its Goodwill Ambassador, Mohammad Assaf, on the launch of the film, The Idol, which chronicles his life and the struggles he and his family faced during his childhood, as well as the many challenges that Palestinians face every day in Gaza.
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© 2015 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
22 January 2016
On 25 January in London and 27 January in Brussels, the #MyVoiceMySchool project will connect European students with Palestine refugee students to discuss the importance of education in their lives
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Yarmouk camp. © 2015 UNRWA Photo by Walla Masoud
14 January 2016
As UNRWA launches its US$ 817 million emergency appeals for Syria and the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), these contexts continue to experience the relentless effects of conflict, occupation and blockade
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“Part of the EUR 2.45 million contribution from Belgium will go towards supporting the Agency’s mobile mental health programme, which targets vulnerable Bedouin communities in the West Bank. © 2013 UNRWA Photo by Alaa Ghosheh”
11 January 2016
The Kingdom of Belgium has made a generous contribution of EUR 2.45 million to UNRWA in support of the Agency’s services for Palestine refugees in the occupied Palestinian territory
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